Job at the African Export-Import Bank - CA Global

By
CA Global Headhunters has been retained by the Afreximbank - an African focused Trade Finance bank - to recruit for this role and various others.  Should you meet the minimum requirements and wish to apply for the position please apply directly to CA Global Headhunters.

ASSOCIATE, CLIENT RELATIONS (TRADE FINANCE / BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT)

All roles offer Tax Free Salaries paid in USD

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Reviews and Analysis:
Preliminary review of all financing and non-financing requests submitted by customers to ensure they meet the Bank’s eligibility criteria.
Carry out initial and basic analysis by calculating relevant financial ratios including, Leverage, profitability, efficiency and cover ratios etc.
Assisting in evaluating the underlying financial assumptions of client’s proposal to ensure they are realistic and reliable.
Analyzing historical and projected financial statements.
Working out pricing to ensure it meets the Bank’s stipulated hurdle rates as communicated periodically.
Make business /commercial recommendations on proposals to the Regional Branch team following preliminary review.
Reporting:
Under the supervision of a designated Regional Branch staff, draft a pre-assessment memos as and when the need arises.
Developing and drafting term sheets for transactions in line with customer’s request and the Bank’s products.
Prepare and manage the Regional Branch transaction pipeline on a timely basis.
Creating and reporting the department’s management information (MI) for accurate decision making.
Submission of Branch Monthly reports through the Regional Manger to the Director – Client Relations.
Business Development:
Assisting with the review, developing and marketing of Business Materials to various target customers of the Bank.
Advising clients on presentation of their financing proposals and requests to ensure it conforms to the Bank’s requirements.
Develop, update and manage a database of Trade Finance Intermediaries.
Representing the Regional Branch office in Internal & external meetings when required to do so.
Undertaking desktop research into business models and new initiatives.
Administration:
Following up on action tracking logs resulting from internal committee meetings, external meetings and missions for which Regional Branch actions are required.
Liaise with relevant departments in communicating queries and feedback to clients
Supporting the Regional Branch team with administrative services during Road shows, missions and conferences
Any other as may be assigned by Management.
Skills, Knowledge and Attitude
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field from a recognized University backed by appropriate experience of at least 5 years;
Ability to research, evaluate business models and analyse financial statements and Information;
Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese);
Ability to interact with senior officials of banks, corporates and governments;
Demonstrate organizational capabilities, including ability to manage work load with limited supervision to attain goals;
Being able to multitask, be proactive and able to use initiative appropriately.
Contractual information:
Permanent role
Willing and able to relocate to Abuja
Willingness to travel extensively and to work long hours where required in order to achieve the Bank's objectives
Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting

ASSISTANT MANAGER, CLIENT RELATIONS (TRADE FINANCE / BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT)

All roles offer Tax Free Salaries paid in USD

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Develop Account Plans in coordination with the Client Relations Managers and Regional Managers;
Works within clear operational guidelines, autonomously managing less complex clients or transactions and supports senior colleagues on more complex transactions;
Provide support in sales activity planning, including reviewing existing customer files to identify sales opportunities;
Resolving customers’ queries within agreed authority;
Timely production of call reports and file notes after any client meetings, summarizing any additional actions required, including follow-up calls and reviewing call reports produced by team members;
Providing support in drawing up of new business pitches;
Assisting in the preparation of annual Regional Strategic and Marketing Plans;
Provide support in the preparation of new business Pre-Assessment Memos and Credit Proposals from the region;
Where required, representing the Bank in high level meetings, fora and making presentations in conformity with the high standards for which the Bank has become known;
Maintaining and improving the Bank’s image across the continent; and
Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by Management.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDE
Bachelor’s degree and post graduate degree in Business Administration, Banking, Finance or other relevant field from a recognized University;
Sound banking experience of not less than 5 years and with a leading financial services organization and familiarity with the major trade finance products to be offered to clients especially syndication, co-financing, club deals, correspondent banking products including letters of credit, factoring, forfaiting, structured trade finance, carbon financing, corporate finance risk participations and project-related financing;
Strong financial and credit analysis skills and undertakes detailed data analysis, financial modelling and research;
Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of banking practices in Africa;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of  the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese);
Ability to interact with senior officials of banks, corporates and governments;
Demonstrate organizational capabilities, including ability to manage work load with limited supervision to attain goals.
Being able to multitask, being proactive and able to use initiative appropriately;
Willingness to travel extensively and to work long hours, with short deadlines, where required in order to achieve the Bank's objectives; and
Ability to demonstrate proof of passion and commitment to the socio-economic empowerment of African countries and the ability to support the achievement of Afreximbank’s mandate.

Contractual information:
Permanent role
Willing and able to relocate to Abuja
Willingness to travel extensively and to work long hours where required in order to achieve the Bank's objectives
Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting

TO APPLY
Click on Job Title Below:

ASSOCIATE, CLIENT RELATIONS (TRADE FINANCE / BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT)
ASSISTANT MANAGER, CLIENT RELATIONS (TRADE FINANCE / BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT)

0 comments:

Post a Comment

Most Recent